In this course, learners focus on applying theory and systematic approaches to design and implementation of instruction for diverse adult learners. Learners identify and analyze trends, issues, models, methods, various instructional strategies, technology, and classroom management strategies in instructional design for adults. In addition, learners design an instructional unit, applying research-based best practices and employing instructional design models.
This graduate course is 8 weeks.
This course has a prerequisite. Please see details in the Prerequisite section below.
Attendance and participation are mandatory in all university courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.
This course is not available for enrollment to residents of Arkansas and Kentucky.
- Describe issues and trends in curriculum development and instructional design.
- Analyze issues and trends in 5the use of various modalities for curriculum development and instructional design.
- Determine issues and trends in the use of technology for curriculum development and instructional design.
- Identify issues and trends in professional ethics for curriculum development and instructional design.
- Compare and contrast different models for instructional design.
- Compare and contrast different methods for instructional design.
- Identify various learning models.
- Analyze components in the development and implementation of instructional design.
- Examine the roles of the facilitator, the learner, stakeholders, and technology in instructional design.
- Explain the rationale for selected instructional design and strategies.
- Develop instructional objectives using the A-B-C-D format.
- Explore various instructional technologies.
- Examine problem-based learning.
- Analyze strategies for collaborative learning.
- Analyze strategies that promote critical thinking.
- Examine classroom management strategies.
- Analyze the components of the analysis phase of the ADDIE model.
- Select instructional strategies and activities to address the diversity in the classroom.
- Create an instructional design of a unit appropriate for adult learners.
- Construct summative assessment measures.
- Create an implementation schedule for the instructional plan.
- Evaluate resources for instructional delivery.
- Analyze the purposes of formative assessments.
- Examine strategies for evaluating the effectiveness of an instructional design approach.
- Identify criteria for determining whether goals, objectives, and outcomes were achieved.
- Analyze possible outcomes for future decision making and use regarding instructional design for a training session or unit.
This graduate level course requires proof of completion of a Bachelor's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process.
During the checkout process you will be prompted to provide proof of the requirement(s). If you completed the prerequisite at another institution be prepared to upload an official/unofficial transcript. If you have questions about meeting the prerequisite requirements for this course please contact an enrollment representative at 866-345-1800.
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